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Dave Thomas

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $475,363,993 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,412)
Best-known acting roles: Rutt (Brother Bear), Harold Grisham (Rat Race), M.C (Stripes), Highmaster (Coneheads), Sam Sleaze (Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird)
Best-known technical roles: The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Rowan Atkinson, Jerry Zucker, John Cleese, Andy Breckman, Whoopi Goldberg

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member1$56,607,223$30,000,000$86,607,223
Supporting1$21,153,686$0$21,153,686
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)6$202,541,563$165,061,521$367,603,084
In Technical RolesDirector1$7,035,618$0$7,035,618

Career Trend

This graph shows Dave Thomas’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Home Market Releases for March 1st, 2016

March 2nd, 2016

Strange Brew

There are some really good releases on this week's Home Market Release Report, including many that either won or were competing for Oscars, like Creed, Room, etc. However, once you get past the cream of the crop, there isn't much in the way of depth. Most of the Oscar contenders are Pick of the Week Contenders, but the best release by far is The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew on Blu-ray. This is the greatest movie ever made. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Disney Double-Shot Triple-Shot

March 10th, 2013

This week there are three Disney Blu-ray Double-Shots coming out. This includes one that I've previously reviewed on DVD, but two that I missed the first time around. Each film includes a major theatrical release, plus the direct-to-DVD sequels. How many of the theatrical releases are worth owning? Are any of the direct-to-DVD sequels worth picking up? Are the double-shots worth the money? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/24/2003 Brother Bear Rutt  $85,336,277 $165,061,521 $250,397,798
8/17/2001 Rat Race Harold Grisham  $56,607,223 $30,000,000 $86,607,223
7/23/1993 Coneheads Highmaster  $21,153,686 $0 $21,153,686
12/31/1992 Boris & Natasha: The Movie Boris Badunov  $0 $0 $0
3/4/1988 Moving Gary Marcus  $10,815,378 $0 $10,815,378
10/25/1985 My Man Adam Jerry Swit  $92,920 $0 $92,920
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Sam Sleaze  $13,961,370 $0 $13,961,370
8/19/1983 The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie… Doug McKenzie  $7,035,618 $0 $7,035,618
6/26/1981 Stripes M.C  $85,300,000 $0 $85,300,000
Movies: 9Totals:$280,302,472$195,061,521$475,363,993
  Averages:$31,144,719$21,673,502$52,818,221

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2001 Rat Race $11,662,094 2,551 $56,607,223 $86,607,223 65.4%
12/31/1992 Boris & Natasha: The Movie $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $56,607,223$86,607,223 
 Averages:$5,831,0471,276$28,303,612$43,303,61265.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/23/1993 Coneheads $7,100,501 1,978 $21,153,686 $21,153,686 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $21,153,686$21,153,686 
 Averages:$7,100,5011,978$21,153,686$21,153,686100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,518 $56,607,223
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 37,801-37,900) 37,866 $21,153,686
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,317 $194,966,195
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 21,801-21,900) 21,872 $56,607,223
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,444 $280,302,472
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,838 $30,000,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 29,301-29,400) 29,316 $30,000,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 26,701-26,800) 26,798 $30,000,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,001-10,100) 10,067 $195,061,521
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,700 $86,607,223
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 42,001-42,100) 42,035 $21,153,686
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,801-13,900) 13,885 $224,966,195
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 25,201-25,300) 25,270 $86,607,223
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,401-7,500) 7,412 $475,363,993
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 170 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 186 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 200 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 177 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 195 55
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,172 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,094 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,259 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,555 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,423 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 801 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 893 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 473 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 468 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 880 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 838 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 285 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 315 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $86,607,223

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/19/1983 The Adventures of Bob & Doug Mc… Director $7,035,618 $0 $7,035,618
Movies: 1Totals:$7,035,618$0$7,035,618
  Averages:$7,035,618$0$7,035,618

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,490 $7,035,618
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,140 $7,035,618


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